Archive 2022


Klaudia Siczek, USA / Poland, 2022, 10 min

A Holocaust survivor finds solace and intellectual stimulation in a lifelong passion... Mitch biography: Mitchell Winthrop was born Mietek Weintraub in Lodz, Poland, in November 1926. His grandfather owned a textile factory. After the Germans occupied Lodz, Mitchell was moved into the ghetto where he worked as a carpenter and in an electrical plant. Mitchell remained in the ghetto until it was finally closed, and the surviving Jews were sent to Auschwitz-Birkenau in August 1944. The US Army liberated Mitchell at Mauthausen, and afterward, he li ... read more

14.11, Monday | 17:00 | Muzeum POLIN


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